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Out of yellow ink but only want to print in B&W

I am out of yellow ink but only want to print in black and white. Is there a way to override the "replace ink" message to print in B&W?

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Please you use the coloue paper print other black and white paper print ?
but you use the only yellow paper print ?
you refling the colour cartridge and setting page in colour prints
and use printer.

Posted on Sep 27, 2009

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SOURCE: How can I override 'replace cartridge' message for colour ink

Unfortunately you have to replace yellow cartridge

Posted on Nov 12, 2009

SOURCE: printing in grayscale

yes u can use it with black and white 

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SOURCE: GETTING YELLOW INK CARTIDGE EMPTY

you will the replace cartride

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SOURCE: Hp color laserjet 2840 - prints one page in color,

Follow each of these steps until the problem is resolved:

Print a printer self-test by holding the power button down with a pencil and opening and closing the top cover four times.
Check the nozzle self-test pattern in the self-test print out. If one or more of the solid rectangular areas are missing, an electrical contact problem may be present.
Remove and then reinsert the print cartridge(s) into the printer.
Print the document.
If the problem persists, follow the steps listed above for cleaning the print cartridges and print cartridge cradle.
Try printing again. If the problem continues, replace the print cartridges.

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SOURCE: How can I still print

I can't direct you because you've not told me what operating system you have.

I'm assuming a version of windows.

Click on Start - Printers - RMB your printer - Properites - Printer settings - Check the "Greyscale" box.

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